Pep Guardiola handed Man City treat as quartet return for pre-season traineeship
Manchester City knops Pep Guardiola has now got nearly all of his first-team team back together for pre-season traineeship as the countdown to the stimulate of the season continues.
Manchester City commit trudge up their preparations for the ignite of the 2021/22 Premier League season when they face Preston North End in their one and only pre-season amiable tomorrow evening.
side, who will kick-off their competitive scheme a week on Saturday when they face Leicester City in the FA Community Shield at Wembley, will salutation the Championship angle to the Academy Stadium for their top outing since losing the UEFA Champions League later to Chelsea back in May.
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Ahead of the clash with the Lilywhites tomorrow evening, hold been boosted by the returns of four first-team members to the Etihad Campus, with goalkeeper Zack Steffen and defensive trio , Nathan Ake and Ruben Dias having all made their returns to training on Monday.
The quartet were all granted extra case off over the summer, reporting back for pre-season training seven days following supplementary members of the troupe because of the international involvement in the last few weeks.
helped the United States win the CONCACAF Nations League for the peak time last month, as they defeated Mexico 3-2 in the final, even nevertheless he was forced off condemn the Mexicans with a non-serious injury.
Both Ake and Dias represented the Netherlands and Portugal at the European Championship, respectively, with the two nations' adventures coming to an final at the round-of-16 stage.
Cancelo, however, was forced to void from the Portugal group lawful three days into the tournament because of illness, meaning his hopes of looking to put on a theatre for his country came to a premature ending.
However, the right-back has since overcome his setback and entrust no mistrust be looking brazen to getting his teeth stuck back into the action.
His, Steffen's, Ake's and Dias' returns to initiation hold significantly strengthened the options available to Guardiola ahead of the new campaign, meaning he leave now be able to fresh grow his pre-season plans ahead of the clash with Preston.
City keep confirmed that Scott Carson, Fernandinho, Benjamin Mendy and Riyad Mahrez were all back in apprenticeship already, with the break of the side poised to balance back in the coming weeks.
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